Archive for February, 2003

George Mason Hosts Colonial Academic Alliance Research Conference

Posted: February 27, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Sharon Taylor
George Mason’s Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) will host the first conference of the Colonial Student Annual Research Symposium (C-STARS) tomorrow and Saturday. C-STARS is a research conference presented by the Colonial Academic Alliance, academic counterpart to the Colonial Athletic Association, which includes 10 universities.

Fenwick Fellow Cherubin Asks Ancients the Answers to Contemporary Questions

Posted: February 27, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Today, University Libraries present the Fenwick Fellows Spring Lecture, “Change and Knowledge: Aristotle, the Eleatics, and the Possibility of a Science of Nature” at 3 p.m. in the Johnson Center Library Instruction Room.

Citizenship Award Nominations Due March 14

Posted: February 27, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Nominations for the Citizenship Award are due in the Human Resources Office by March 14. This award is for participation in a broad range of projects or events outside the realm of assigned job duties, which result in benefit to the university community.

School of Management Partners with Century Club to Form EMBA Advisory Council

Posted: February 26, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Kendra French
The Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) Program in the School of Management has joined forces with the Century Club to form the EMBA Advisory Council. The council’s purpose is fourfold.

Faculty and Library Collaborate in Collection Development

Posted: February 26, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Victoria Shelton
It’s well known that George Mason faculty members are making valuable contributions to research, but less well known are the contributions they are making to the library collection development. One of the most highly used collections within the Prince William Campus Library has been created with the help of a researcher, Don Seto, whose primary interest is developing whole-genome informatics tools.

Randall Edwards Receives Humanitarian Award

Posted: February 26, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Patty Snellings
When faculty, staff, and students at the Prince William Campus held a recent celebration to remember Martin Luther King Jr., they also honored one of their own. Executive Vice President Randall Edwards was named the recipient of the Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award.

Poets Express Views against War in Iraq Today

Posted: February 26, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

UPDATE: This event has been postponed until March 19

By Greg Guenthner
Members of George Mason’s poetry faculty take part in “Poetry in Time of War: Poets against the War” today from 4:30 to 9 p.m. at George’s Restaurant in the Johnson Center. Sponsored by Mason Students for Peace and Justice, the event is free and open to the public.

Mason Community Invited to Join Speak-Out, Teach-In on War with Iraq

Posted: February 26, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Sharon Taylor
The George Mason community is invited to attend a speak-out and teach-in on the war with Iraq tomorrow. The speak-out, sponsored by Mason Students for Peace and Justice, will be held from noon to 2 p.m. on the Johnson Center North Plaza.

Women’s Swim Team Repeats as CAA Conference Champions

Posted: February 25, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The George Mason women’s team defended its conference titles by winning this weekend’s Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Swimming and Diving Championships at Jim McKay Natatorium on the Fairfax Campus. The men finished in third place.

Picture This…

Posted: February 25, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Photo of Homecoming

Despite the constant rain, approximately 200 people attended the Homecoming 2003 block party on Saturday. Several departments, offices, alumni, and student organizations were on hand to support the men’s basketball team prior to its game against rival James Madison University.